Archives for "Maine/world"


August 14, 1998 3:09 pm

Landscape painting exhibition opens at the Museum of Art

“Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, will be on view in the Bates College Museum of Art from Aug. 28 to Oct. 30. The exhibit features small-scale oil sketches by more than 40 American landscape painters of the late 19th and 20th century.


August 13, 1998 3:27 pm

Local youths to perform in Bates Dance Festival

Ranging in age from 6 to 17, 81 area students from the Bates Dance Festival Youth Arts Program will present a music and dance performance Friday, August 14, at noon in Lewiston’s Kennedy Park.


July 15, 1998 2:06 pm

Second annual HOT FEET dance concert seasoned with spicy African/jazz flavor

As the highlight of the Bates Dance Festival season, an international ensemble of dancers performs HOT FEET, an evening of American jazz, French- Canadian step, Afro-fusion and jazz tap July 31 at 8 p.m. in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, located on Central Avenue. Tickets for the performance are priced at $14 and $8 (for full-time students and seniors) and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 207-786-6161. Following a sold-out show in 1997, ticket buyers are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance.


June 30, 1998 12:43 pm

Alum's lectures explore cook books as narrative history

Mark Howard, a member of the Bates College class of 1975 and an ardent reader and collector of cook books, will discuss history through the kitchen door in Cook Books as Narrative History: Two Hundred Years of American Cook Book Publishing, 1796-1996, An Overview at Bates July 15 and July 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is welcome to attend both talks free of charge.


June 16, 1998 12:40 pm

Bates students join Auburn schools to lead environmental day camp

The Auburn School Department, in collaboration with four students at Bates College, is opening an environmental summer day camp for students in grades 2-8 at the 13-acre Auburn Land Lab located in the C.P. Wight School at the northern end of Lake Auburn. Transportation is available.


May 26, 1998 1:30 pm

Psychology professor wins service-learning award

Georgia Nell Nigro, associate professor of psychology at Bates College, has been named one of two 1998 recipients of the Maine Campus Compact (MCC) Faculty Service-Learning Award, one of the most prestigious awards for community service in the state of Maine.


May 25, 1998 1:21 pm

Local residents among Bates grads

Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 132nd commencement exercises Monday in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Doris Kearns-Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.


May 7, 1998 1:18 pm

Bates Dance Festival to hold youth arts program

The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, will offer a three-week Youth Arts Program July 27-Aug. 15 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Ave.


May 6, 1998 2:44 pm

Franco Festivities to be shown at Bates

Franco Festivities, a documentary about Maine’s Franco American culture by Maine filmmaker Francis Gagnon, will be shown in the Bates…


April 29, 1998 3:39 pm

Maine native's work featured in Black Maria Film Festival

Bowdoin native Kerry Laitala is one of several filmmakers whose works will be featured at the Museum of Art’s screenings of the 17th annual Black Maria Film, Video and Animation Festival Saturday, May 2, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Appriximately 18 of the winning entries will be shown in the two screenings. Admission is $5 for each screening, and tickets can be purchased at the door.